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Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 June 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 248686
OS Grid Reference: SU5486393980
OS Grid Coordinates: 454863, 193980
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6420, -1.2085
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LONG WITTENHAM HIGH STREET
SU5493 (North side)
9/73 Church Farmhouse
14/06/63 (Formerly listed as Farmhouse
at Church Farm)
Farmhouse. Mid C15, C16 cross-wing to rear, C19 front. Cruck-framed; render,
probably on brick; old plain-tile roof; massive brick ridge stack to left, brick
lateral stack to left. L-complex plan. Single storey and attic; 2-window range.
Plank door to centre with open lean-to porch. 3-light casement to right. 3-light
wood-mullioned and transomed window to right. 3-light casement to cross-gable to
right. 16-pane sash to cross-gable to left. Left return: C19 brick to right; C16
large timber-framing to left; rendered infill to ground floor; herringbone
pattern brick infill to first floor. Single storey and attic; one-window range
to right; 2-storey, 2-window range to left. Irregular fenestration of casements
to left. Jettied first floor to left and to rear. Cruck truss visible to
interior left. Queen post roof to rear. Open fireplaces to ground floor.
Extensive beaming to interior. Cruck radio-carbon dated to c.1445.
(J. Fletcher "Crucks in the West Berkshire and Oxford Region; 0xoniensa, p.85;
Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.171).
Listing NGR: SU5486393980
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Source: English Heritage
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